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Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez vs. Sunny Edwards: WBO/IBF flyweight unification // DAZN

The ultimate fight at flyweight is happening. Jesse Rodriguez and Sunny Edwards face off in an eagerly anticipated unification showdown.

The main event stars unbeaten British world ruler Edwards, and four more Brits cross the pond to end their 2023 in the US.

Rodriguez puts his WBO title on the line while Edwards defends his IBF championship.

The fight airs on DAZN, and emanates from the Desert Diamond Arena in Arizona on December 16.

 

About boxers:

A silver medalist in the 2015 Junior World Championships, Rodriguez turned pro in 2017.

“Bam” made himself known in 2020 thanks to his knockout power, with 11 wins via the power punch. The talented lefty defeated Carlos Cuadras in February 2022 for the WBC super flyweight title and then battered former champ Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in his maiden defense.

In April, Rodriguez beat Cristian Gonzalez via unanimous decision to win the WBO flyweight crown.

Jesse Rodriguez record and bio:

Nationality: American
Born: January 20, 2000
Height: 5-4
Reach: 67 inches
Total fights: 18
Record: 18-0 with eleven wins via knockout

 

A 2015 English National Championship gold medalist, Edwards turned pro in 2016.

In 2019, he won the British super flyweight title and quickly excelled at the world level. Despite being an underdog, “Showtime” would wrench the IBF title from long-reigning champ Moruti Mthalane in 2021 and he’s defended successfully four times,

Edwards’ last fight was in early June when he impressively defeated the Chilean challenger Andres Campos via unanimous decision. Following that bout, Edwards goaded Rodriguez to “sign the contract.”

Sunny Edwards record and bio:

Nationality: British
Born: January 1, 1996
Height: 5-3
Reach: 60 inches
Total fights: 20
Record: 20-0 with four wins via knockout.

 

 

The full card:

Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez vs. Sunny Edwards, WBO/IBF flyweight unification.

Murodjon Akhmadaliev vs. Kevin Gonzalez, 12 rounds, WBA junior featherweight eliminator
Galal Yafai vs. Rocco Santomauro, 10 rounds, flyweights
Peter McGrail vs. Ja’Rico O’Quinn, 10 rounds, junior featherweights
Joe McGrail vs. Brandon Rosales Marquez, 6 rounds, featherweight
Junaid Boston vs. Gordie Russ II, 8 rounds, junior middleweights
Arturo Popoca vs. Carlos Mujica, 8 rounds, junior featherweights
Albert Gonzalez vs. Robenilson Vieira de Jesus, 6 rounds, featherweights.

 

Jesse Rodriguez vs. Sunny Edwards price: How much does the card cost?

  • DAZN monthly subscription: $19.99 on a 12-month contract or $24.99 month-to-month in U.S. / $24.99 per month in Canada / £9.99 in the U.K. on a 12-month contract or £19.99 month-to-month / 13.99 AUD
  • DAZN annual subscription: $224.99 in U.S., $199.99 in Canada, £99.99 in the U.K..

WATCH: Jesse Rodriguez vs. Sunny Edwards, live on DAZN

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